Treasure Valley - Canyon County & Ada County

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Position Description

Who: You have a desire to work with vulnerable and disconnected youth to guide them in reaching their full potential. You have communication skills that will enable you to collaborate with a team and engage in community outreach. You have a desire to facilitate life skills and job readiness curriculum, while engaging and motivating youth in a classroom. You are a problem solver and want to feel comfortable collaborating with other team members on youth participation, motivation or behavior. You are knowledgeable about time management, attention to detail, organization and professionalism and want to gain hands on skills.

What: YOUTHWORKS! Intern will:
• Assist with interviews and onboarding of trainees.
• Observe and assist with curriculum development and delivery.
• Be trained on facilitation of job readiness curriculum.
• Facilitate workshops for clients, trainees and youth in the community.
• Provide direct service to youth preparing to enter the job market by helping to job search, build a resume and interview prep.
• Assist with data support and tracking of outcomes of workshops and program.
• Assist in the implementation of the summer job training program.
• Assist with event planning of graduation event.

Why: You want to gain real – world experience in the field of human services and youth development. You have a passion for helping Idaho’s youth with work force readiness, job training and preparing to transition into young adulthood successfully.

When: Starting May through mid-August. 10 hours per week would be ideal, but are open to additional hours.

How: In order to volunteer for this opportunity, you will need to:
• Be at least 20 years old.
• Submit application and resume.
• Submit to a criminal background check
• Complete interviews
• Comply with all Idaho Youth Ranch Volunteer Policies and Procedures

Type: Intern